Crime, disorder, and community safety [electronic resource] : a new agenda? / edited by Roger Mathews and John Pitts.
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- London ; New York : Routledge, 2001.
1 online resource (257 p.)
- Crime prevention.
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- This book provides an analytic overview and assessment of the changing nature of crime prevention, disorder and community safety in contemporary society. Bringing together nine original articles from leading national and international authorities on these issues, the book examines recent developments in relation to a number of specific groups - the disadvantaged, the socially excluded, youth, women and ethnic minorities. Topics covered include:* the increase in local authority responsibility for crime control and community safety* the development of inter-agency alliances* the chan
- Crime, Disorder and Community Safety A new agenda?; Copyright; Contents; List of illustrations; Notes on contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction: beyond criminology?; 1 Identity, community and social exclusion; 2 Joined-up but fragmented: contradiction, ambiguity and ambivalence at the heart of New Labour's 'Third Way'; 3 Evaluation and evidence-led crime reduction policy and practice; 4 Crime, community safety and toleration; 5 'Broken Windows' and the culture wars: a response to selected critiques; 6 Ethnic minorities and community safety
7 The new correctionalism: young people, Youth Justice and New Labour8 Crime victimisation and inequality in risk society; 9 Distributive justice and crime; Index
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Matthews, Roger, 1948-
Pitts, John, 1950-
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